Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Equalizing tracks, part of GarageBand Essential Training.
…In these next couple of movies, I want to touch on some ways you…can improve and enhance the sounds of your individual tracks in Garage Band.…Let's start by talking about equalization or EQ,…I'm going to select and solo the snare drum track.…And let's open up the smart controls.…By the way, the keyboard shortcut for toggling…the smart controls is B as in bravo.…As we previously saw, the smart control area in Garage…Band includes the tab to access the new visual EQ settings.…This is an eight…band graphic equalizer, and every track has its own EQ settings…which you can use to optimize the sound of the track.…
If you've used Graphic Equalizer and other audio editing applications,…you she have no trouble using this one in Garage Band.…But here's a quick overview in case you're not familiar with working with EQ's.…Now in the case of the snare track, this is like completely flat EQ.…It's not affecting the sound of the track in any way at the moment.…At the top of the EQ here, if roll my mouse over these symbols,…
- Creating a new project
- Adding tracks
- Working with loops
- Recording Software Instrument tracks
- Getting real sounds into your Mac
- Recording and compositing multiple tracks
- Arranging, editing, and mixing your project
- Sharing your music with the Share menu
- Controlling GarageBand remotely from an iPad
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 11/24/2014. What changed?
A: We added one new movie ("What's new in GarageBand 10.0.3") and revised three others ("Customizing the bass sound," "Using Audio Unit and third-party plugins," and "Using the Share menu") to reflect the changes in GarageBand 10.0.3.
Q: This course was updated on 8/03/2015. What changed?
A: We added two new movies, one covering the general 6/30/2015 update to GarageBand and one at the end of chapter 3 on working with and automating the new synth sounds and Transform Pad.
Learning Songwriting: GarageBandwith Garrick Chow1h 36m Beginner
Music Production Secrets: Larry Crane on Mixingwith Larry Crane1h 51m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Working with Loops and Drummer
3. Working with Software Instruments
4. Working with Real Instruments
5. Arranging, Editing, and Mixing Your Project
6. Exporting, Sharing, and Archiving Your Project
7. Other Features
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